Internazionale and Cagliari measure forces at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, in a match for this phase of the Coppa Italia (8th Finals). In this stadium, the history of direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which records 3 wins and 1 loss in the last 4 games. In fact, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium was on 29‑09-2018, in a match for Serie A that ended the victory of the Internazionale by (2‑0). The goals of the match were scored by Lautaro Martínez (12 ‘) and M. Politano (89’) for Internazionale. In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since Cagliari presents considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor.
The house team will make its debut in this edition of Coppa Italia with the intention of conquering a positive result, taking advantage of the house factor. This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 matches it records 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses as a visitor, with 31 goals scored and 18 suffered; against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses in his stadium, with 26 goals scored and 11 suffered. The team comes to this match after a draw at home with Atalanta by (1‑1). In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, the Internazionale won 5, drew 3 and lost 2. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 9 of the last 10 games.
Inter Milan comes to this match after a 1-1 draw against Atalanta, ending a series of two consecutive victories in the Italian championship: the team’s only goal was scored by Lautaro Martínez. In this match against Cagliari, for the Italian Cup, coach Antonio Conte must benefit the movement of the ball and organized attacks, especially through the right flank: Lautaro Martínez is very competent in transporting the ball towards the attack. Romelu Lukaku is the top scorer of Inter Milan, with 16 goals scored. Everything indicates that the coach of the house will use the same starting eleven of the last game.
The visiting team reaches this stage of Coppa Italia (8th Finals) after having played previous qualifiers with: Sampdoria and Chievo. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 7 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team arrives at this match after a defeat at home with Milan by (0-2). In the last 10 matches played as a visitor for all competitions, Cagliari won 3, drew 5 and lost 2. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, so his defense needs to improve, but his attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. There is a tendency to have goals in their away matches, since 19 of the last 22 games they played have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 13 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times, but got the comeback in 2. In the last 10 home games for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: he scored 5 of his 14 goals between minutes (76′ ‑ 90 ‘ ); He suffered 5 of his 13 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Cagliari comes for this match after a 0-2 defeat against AC Milan, thus adding the fourth consecutive loss in the Italian championship. In the previous round of the Italian Cup, the visiting club eliminated Chievo and Sampdoria. In this match against Inter Milan, coach Rolando Maran is expected to favor a low block, defending organized and attacking through rapid transitions. Nainggolan is the great figure of this Cagliari, being very strong in the offensive organization. On the other hand, striker João Pedro is the great scorer of this team, with 12 goals scored. Outside this game are Ceppitelli, Pavoletti and Mattiello, all with physical problems.